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All three character types are considered to be very feminine -- [[LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine with Child representing Light Feminine, Seductress representing Dark Feminine]] and Wife being in the middle.Instead of [[TownGirls butch, femme, and neither]] it's (girly) femme, (lady-like) femme, and (overtly sexy) femme.

innocent and thus not cruel

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All three character types are considered to be very feminine -- [[LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine with Child representing Light Feminine, Seductress representing Dark Feminine]] and Wife being in the middle. Instead of [[TownGirls butch, femme, and neither]] it's (girly) femme, (lady-like) femme, and (overtly sexy) femme.

innocent and thus not cruel
femme.



** Erika is the calm, intelligent, reflective, prudent and reluctant to do anything rash wife.
** Raiza is the hot and sensual seductress, using her body charms to get what she wants.
** Nana is the young, temperamental, rash child.

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** Erika is the calm, intelligent, reflective, prudent and reluctant to do anything rash reflective wife.
** Raiza is the hot and sexy, sensual seductress, using seductress who uses her body feminine charms to get what she wants.
** Nana is the young, temperamental, rash child.



** And beautiful, sensual and alluring Erika is the seductress (who, actually, tempted TheHero).

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** And beautiful, Beautiful, sensual and alluring Erika is the seductress (who, actually, tempted TheHero).seductress.



** Queen Felia is the wife, calm, mature and wise.
** Hilmuka is the temptress, beautiful, sultry, and more than willing to use her charms to get what she wants.
** Hot-tempered, rash, inmature, emotional twelve-year-old Chiruru is the child.

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** Queen Felia is the wife, calm, mature and wise.
mature, wife.
** Hilmuka is the temptress, beautiful, sultry, and more than willing to use her charms to get what she wants.
temptress.
** Hot-tempered, rash, inmature, emotional twelve-year-old Chiruru is the child.



** Kasumi, the oldest, is the motherly HouseWife figure, and so kind and purehearted that she has no negative instincts whatsoever.
** Nabiki, the second, is the sociopathic hedonist, manipulator, swindler, scam artist, and heartbreaking seductress.
** Akane, the youngest, is the naive, shy, overachieving, sentimental, helpful, self-sacrificing idealist child who is also clumsy, hasty and hot-tempered.

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** Kasumi, the oldest, is the motherly HouseWife figure, and who is so kind and purehearted pure-hearted that she has no negative instincts inclination whatsoever.
** Nabiki, the second, is the a sociopathic hedonist, manipulator, swindler, scam artist, hedonist and heartbreaking seductress.
** Akane, the youngest, is the a naive, shy, overachieving, sentimental, helpful, self-sacrificing idealist child who is also clumsy, hasty and hot-tempered.idealistic child.



** Lime is youthful in appearance, overly cheerful, and a bit dumb at times, making her the child.
** Cherry is extremely domestic and focused on being proper which causes her to appear more even-tempered and less impulsive than Lime or Bloodberry. Often when the other two are running rough-shod over the show's protagonist she is the one to stop and consider his feelings. She fits the wife archtype in addition to really wanting to be the protagonist's wife.
** Bloodberry is more shameless than Cherry, and more sexual in her intention. Additionally, the is the only one of the trio with a mature-looking body.
* In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', personality-wise ([[GenderInvertedTrope even though all three are male]]):
** Goku is optimistic (especially for a demon), youthful looking, and more than a bit clueless, making him the child.
** Hakkai as the group's HouseHusband is the smartest and most even-tempered, fitting the wife archetype.

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** Lime Lime, the child, is youthful in appearance, overly cheerful, and a bit dumb at times, making her times.
** Cherry,
the child.
** Cherry
wife, is extremely domestic domestic, even-tempered, and focused on being proper which causes her to appear more even-tempered and less impulsive than Lime or Bloodberry. Often when the other two are running rough-shod over the show's protagonist she is the one to stop and consider his feelings. She fits the wife archtype in addition to really wanting to be the protagonist's wife.
propriety.
** Bloodberry is the most mature looking of the three, more shameless than Cherry, and more sexual in her intention. Additionally, the is the only one of the trio with a mature-looking body.
* In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', personality-wise ([[GenderInvertedTrope even though all three are male]]):
** Goku is optimistic (especially for a demon), youthful looking, and more than a bit clueless, making him the child.
intention.
* In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', ([[GenderInvertedTrope even though all three are male]]):
** Hakkai as Goku is optimistic (especially for a demon), youthful, and more than a bit clueless.
** Hakkai,
the group's HouseHusband HouseHusband, is the smartest and most even-tempered, fitting the wife archetype. even-tempered.



* The three female Card Professors in ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' fall into this. Reiko Kitamori, the Child, is a ShrinkingViolet whose first instinct is to run away whenever she sees a Duelist despite being a very skilled one herself. Tilla Mook is the Seductress, a beautiful {{Goth}} whose [[ThemeDeck deck revolves around]] [[KissOfTheVampire her vampire]] [[VampiresAreSexGods "master"]]. And Mrs. Maico Kato is the Wife, a sedate old woman who dotes on her grandchildren (and has to be careful not to [[CoolOldLady beat them too badly when they play Duel Monsters]].)
* ''LightNovel/AriaTheScarletAmmo'' has Aria who is a childish {{tsundere}}, with a hefty amount of emphasis on her lack of experience, Shirayuki is a YamatoNadeshiko, classic wife material, and [[MsFanservice Riko]] seduces people for [[TheTease fun]] and [[TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction profit]].
* Of the ([[HaremGenre first]]) three girls who are in love with Kurusu in ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'', Papi is the Child because she is joyous, absent-minded, and a bit naive; Centaurea is the Wife because she is incredibly honorable and chivalrous, as well as unerringly loyal to Kurusu; and Miia is the Seductress because she is very flirtatious, trying to seduce Kurusu on multiple occasions.
** Incidentally, the ''next'' three fit this trope as well; Suu is the Child, being commonly naive and innocent, Meron is the Wife, desiring a classic romance with Kimihito (albeit a rather bizarre "tragic romance"), and Rachnera is the Seductress, being the most openly sexual member of the whole cast, openly trying to hook up with Kimihito for booty calls. The 7th member of the harem, Lala, kind of sticks out, though. She's just weird.

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* The three female Card Professors in ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' fall into this. Reiko
**Reiko
Kitamori, the Child, is a ShrinkingViolet whose first instinct is to run away whenever she sees a Duelist despite being a very skilled one herself. Tilla Mook is herself.
**Tilla Mook,
the Seductress, is a beautiful {{Goth}} whose [[ThemeDeck deck revolves around]] [[KissOfTheVampire her vampire]] [[VampiresAreSexGods "master"]]. And Mrs. "master"]].
**Mrs.
Maico Kato is Kato, the Wife, is a sedate old sedate, elderly woman who dotes on her grandchildren (and has to be careful not to [[CoolOldLady beat them too badly when they play Duel Monsters]].)
* ''LightNovel/AriaTheScarletAmmo'' has Aria who is Aria, a childish {{tsundere}}, with childish, inexperienced {{tsundere}}, Shirayuki, a hefty amount of emphasis on her lack of experience, Shirayuki is a wifely YamatoNadeshiko, classic wife material, and [[MsFanservice Riko]] who seduces people for both [[TheTease fun]] and [[TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction profit]].
* Of the The ([[HaremGenre first]]) three girls who are who fall in love with Kurusu in ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'', Papi ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'' has two triads.
**First there
is Papi, the Child because she is joyous, absent-minded, and a bit naive; naive child, Centaurea is the Wife because she is incredibly honorable and chivalrous, as well as unerringly loyal to Kurusu; wife, and Miia is Miia, the Seductress because she flirtatious and seductive temptress.
**Secondly, there
is very flirtatious, trying to seduce Kurusu on multiple occasions.
** Incidentally,
Suu, the ''next'' three fit this trope as well; Suu is the Child, being commonly naive and innocent, Meron is innocent child, Meron, the Wife, desiring wifely character who wants a classic romance with Kimihito (albeit a rather bizarre "tragic romance"), and Rachnera is the Seductress, being the most openly sexual member of the whole cast, openly trying to hook up with Kimihito for booty calls. The 7th member of Rachnera the harem, Lala, kind of sticks out, though. She's just weird.Seductress.



* In ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'', the heroine, Mizuho, is obviously the "[[YamatoNadeshiko sensible and capable]]" Wife, her "[[BrattyHalfPint innocent childlike]]" sister Maho is obviously the Child, and the "HotterAndSexier" Hatsuho is the Seductress, despite the fact that she's their mother.

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* In ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'', the heroine, Mizuho, is obviously the "[[YamatoNadeshiko sensible and capable]]" Wife, her "[[BrattyHalfPint innocent childlike]]" sister Maho is obviously the Child, and the "HotterAndSexier" Hatsuho is the Seductress, despite the fact that she's their mother.



** Illya is a bright child, because at the start she is a little immature and simple-minded (justified since she ''is'' a child), as well as optimistic and with great potential.
** Miyu is a stoic and smart wife, who is much more passive than either Illya or Chloe, as well as supportive and protective of Illya and the mansion where she works as a maid. She also has domestic skills such as being able to cook very well.
** Chloe is unmistakingly the seductress, since she is ''very'' open-minded about relationships and matters of love, and she kisses other people a lot (a requirement since she needs other people's energy to live). Also, while Illya wears fairly normal clothes for a young girl and Miyu's casual clothes are more boyish, Chloe's wardrobe is a little more risky.

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** Illya is a bright child, because at the start she is a little immature and simple-minded (justified since she ''is'' a child), as well as immature, optimistic and with great potential.
somewhat simple-minded, as well as being a literal child.
** Miyu is a stoic and smart wife, who is much more passive than either Illya or Chloe, as well as supportive and protective of Illya and the mansion where she works as a maid. She also has well as having many domestic skills such as being able to cook very well.
skills.
** Chloe is unmistakingly the seductress, since she is being ''very'' open-minded about relationships and matters of love, and she kisses love. She has to kiss other people a lot (a requirement since lot,since it's how she gets the energy she needs other people's energy to live). Also, while Illya wears fairly normal clothes for a young girl and Miyu's casual clothes are more boyish, Chloe's wardrobe is a little more risky.



* In the Franchise/DCUniverse series ''ComicBook/GothamCitySirens'', Harley Quinn plays up her clownish persona by acting ditzy and naive (child), Catwoman is pragmatic and sensible (Wife), and Poison Ivy is a vamp known for using her sex appeal to get her way (seductress). They team up.

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* In the Franchise/DCUniverse series ''ComicBook/GothamCitySirens'', Harley Quinn plays up her clownish persona by acting ditzy and naive (child), Catwoman is pragmatic and sensible (Wife), and Poison Ivy is a vamp known for using her sex appeal to get her way (seductress). They team up.



** Asuka is the Wife: she is intelligent, competent and dependable (when she is emotionally stable).
** Mari is the Seductress: She is sexy, she knows it, she flaunts it (her weapons officer states she shoots off hormones like they were lasers) and she is willing to flirt and using her charms to get what she wants (even if what she wants is merely messing with someone else's head)

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** Asuka is the Wife: she is intelligent, competent and dependable wife (when she is emotionally stable).
** Mari is the Seductress: She she is sexy, she knows it, and she flaunts it (her to the point that her weapons officer states that she shoots off hormones like they were lasers) and she is willing to flirt and using her charms to get what she wants (even if what she wants is merely messing with someone else's head)lasers)



** Asuka is the wife [[spoiler:in more ways than one]]: She is wise, dependable and supportive. She is the one makes plans and devises strategies and [[LivingEmotionalCrutch Shinji usually depends on her for everything]].
** Misato is the seductress, often acting flirty towards Shinji (although she toned it down when she learnt that [[spoiler:Shinji and Asuka were secretly married]]

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** Asuka is the wife [[spoiler:in more ways than one]]: She is wise, dependable and supportive. She is supportive, to the one makes plans and devises strategies and point that [[LivingEmotionalCrutch Shinji usually depends on her for everything]].
** Misato is the seductress, often acting flirty towards flirting with Shinji (although she toned it down when she learnt that [[spoiler:Shinji and Asuka were secretly married]]



** Rei is the child. She had trouble controlling her emotions and her jealousy and she got irrationally angry and petty when she didn't get her way.
** Misato is the seductress. She is sultry, sensual and loves teasing.

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** Rei is the child. She had trouble controlling her emotions and her jealousy and she got irrationally angry and petty when she didn't get her way.
emotional child.
** Misato is the seductress. She is sultry, sensual and loves teasing.seductress.



* Deconstructed in ''Film/BlackSwan''. At first glance, the older and Prima Ballerina Beth who is Thomas's girlfriend would seem to be the wife, the sweet, innocent Nina is the child, and the sexy and wild Lily would be the seductress. But it turns out that Beth is clingy and insane, Nina is very repressed and begins to mature throughout the film, and while Lily does enjoy casual sex she is not as manipulative or self-serving as Nina believed.

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* Deconstructed in ''Film/BlackSwan''. At first glance, the older and Prima Ballerina Beth who is Thomas's girlfriend would seem to be the wife, wife with the sweet, innocent Nina is being the child, and the sexy and wild Lily would be being the seductress. But it It turns out out, however, that Beth is clingy and insane, Nina is very repressed and begins to mature throughout the film, repressed, and while Lily does enjoy casual sex sex, she is not as manipulative or self-serving as Nina believed.



* Brazilian movie ''Loucas pra Casar'' has a woman with long-lasting marriage obsession (wife) finding out her boyfriend has two lovers, an exotic dancer (seductress) and an overtly religious younger woman (child). She even discovers all three were proposed by the guy! Then at the wedding, she finds out all three ''[[SplitPersonality were]]'' the woman LostInCharacter, from the "sexual fantasies" she and her soon-to-be-husband frequently performed.
* Deconstructed in the 2001 indie film ''Seven & a Match''. The three female characters fall into these labels at first but they're all examined. Ellie the Child must grow up suddenly after her parents' sudden deaths in a car accident, but this leads to her doing reckless and foolish things. Blair the Wife is seemingly the Miss Perfect of the group, but she eventually cheats on her boyfriend and gets knocked off her pedestal as her own dirty laundry comes out. Whit the Seductress is an EthicalSlut but is about to get married, and has to face her friends' assumptions that the relationship won't last due to her history.

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* Brazilian movie ''Loucas pra Casar'' has a woman with long-lasting marriage obsession (wife) finding out her boyfriend has two lovers, an exotic dancer (seductress) and an overtly religious younger woman (child). She even discovers all three were proposed to by the guy! Then at the wedding, she finds out all three ''[[SplitPersonality were]]'' the woman LostInCharacter, from the "sexual fantasies" she and her soon-to-be-husband frequently performed.
* Deconstructed in the 2001 indie film ''Seven & a Match''. The three female characters fall into these labels at first but they're all examined. Ellie Ellie, the Child must child, is forced grow up suddenly after her parents' sudden deaths in a car accident, but this leads to her doing reckless and foolish things. Blair accident. Blair, the Wife wife, is seemingly the Miss Perfect of the group, but she eventually cheats on her boyfriend and gets knocked off loses her pedestal as perfect image when her own dirty laundry comes is aired out. Whit the The Seductress is an EthicalSlut but who is about to get married, and has to face her friends' assumptions that the relationship won't last due to her history.



* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' has Bella's NaiveEverygirl contrasted with Esme (wife), who warmly welcomes Bella into her home and later restores a cottage on the Cullen estate for Bella and Edward, Rosalie (seductress), who is jealous of Edward's affection for Bella because she the one who has always been desired by men, and Alice (child), who values Bella's safety above all and cares for her like a sister.

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* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' has Bella's NaiveEverygirl contrasted with Esme (wife), who warmly welcomes Bella into her home and later restores a cottage on the Cullen estate for Bella and Edward, Rosalie (seductress), who is jealous of Edward's affection for Bella because she the one who has always been used to being desired by men, and Alice (child), who values Bella's safety above all and cares for her like a sister.



* Helen and her two friends Millicent and Annabella who all marry into the same group of friends form this trio in ''Literature/TheTenantOfWildfellHall''. Helen is the wife, steadfastly devoted to her marriage even when it begins to fall apart; she takes her marital duties so seriously that she returns to Grassdale when Huntingdon is ill to care for him. Millicent is the child, innocent, idealistic, and very passive, needing others to take care of her. Annabella is the seductress, tricking Lord Lowborough into marriage with her beauty and luring Huntingdon away from Helen, the death blow for Helen's love for her husband.
* ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' gives us the three ladies whom David loved through his life. His FirstLove is Little Emily, the Seductress (aware of her good looks, may or may have not been a prostitute and her best friend Martha ''is'' one, [[spoiler:ends up running away with Steerforth [[BreakTheCutie and is massively broken]] for that]]); his SecondLove Dora is The Child (spoiled, sweet, naive, even nicknamed 'his child wife' [[spoiler:and what drew David to her ''may'' have been his MommyIssues since she was similar to his also very child-like mother Clara]]; and finally, his third love and second wife Agnes is the Wife (reliable, the "angel of the house", softspoken, a ProperLady)
* ''Literature/HisFamily'': Roger's daughters. Edith fits the "wife" face exactly, nurturing and motherly and dedicated to her children to the exclusion of everything else. Laura is definitely the "seductress", as she is sexy, she dresses sexy, she likes to party, and she ReallyGetsAround. Deborah isn't quite the "innocent", as she is a hard-working social activist, but she is somewhat virginal and puritanical.

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* Helen and her two friends Millicent and Annabella who all marry into the same group of friends form this trio in ''Literature/TheTenantOfWildfellHall''. Helen is the wife, steadfastly devoted to her marriage even when it begins to fall apart; she takes her marital duties so seriously that she returns to Grassdale when Huntingdon is ill to care for him. Millicent is the child, innocent, idealistic, and very passive, needing others to take care of her. passive. Annabella is the seductress, tricking Lord Lowborough into marriage with her beauty and luring Huntingdon away from Helen, the death blow for Helen's love for her husband.
Helen.
* ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' gives us the three ladies whom David loved through his life. His FirstLove is Little Emily, the Seductress (aware Seductress, who is aware of her good looks, may or may have not been a prostitute and her best friend Martha ''is'' one, [[spoiler:ends up running away with Steerforth [[BreakTheCutie prostitute, and is massively broken]] for that]]); his SecondLove best friends with on one. Dora is The Child (spoiled, the child, spoiled, sweet, naive, even nicknamed 'his child wife' [[spoiler:and what drew David to her ''may'' have been his MommyIssues since she was similar to his also very child-like mother Clara]]; and finally, his third love and second wife wife'. Agnes is the Wife (reliable, the "angel of the house", softspoken, and a ProperLady)
ProperLady).
* ''Literature/HisFamily'': Roger's daughters. Edith fits the "wife" face exactly, nurturing and nurturing, motherly and dedicated to her children to the exclusion of everything else. Laura is definitely the "seductress", as she is sexy, she dresses sexy, she likes to party, and she ReallyGetsAround. Deborah isn't quite the "innocent", as she is a hard-working social activist, but she is somewhat virginal and puritanical.



* In ''Series/KnotsLanding'', the three main women fill these roles perfectly: Karen is The Wife, the wiser, calmer aspect. Abby is The Seductress -- sexually experienced and independent. Val is The "Child" (although she's the same age as the other women) and is innocent, perhaps to the point of naïveté.
* Although all the same age the girls on ''Series/{{Friends}}'' can be viewed this way, with flirty and sophisticated [[MsFanservice Rachel]] as the seductress, innocent and quirky [[CloudCuckoolander Phoebe]] as the child and capable, responsible [[HappilyMarried Monica]] as the wife.
* The three women in the study group of ''Series/{{Community}}'' fit this to a tee:
** Shirley is the Wife; she is not only the oldest, she tries to be the voice of reason and mediator wherever possible, as well as the group's moral center.
** Britta is the seductress; she has the most varied sex-life and uses sex to get what she wants now and again, she is the most traditionally attractive, and she is the most cynical.
** Annie is the child; she is the youngest and the most idealistic and naive, something she often gets made fun of for.
* The three female leads of ''Series/MadMen'': Joan is the seductress, completely capable of using her sexuality to get what she wants. At first glance, Betty (StepfordSmiler housewife) would be the Wife and Peggy (PluckyOfficeGirl) would be the child, but before long, childishness establishes itself as one of Betty's crucial qualities if not her FatalFlaw, and Peggy displays a determination to leave behind the role of wide-eyed little girl and becomes a capable woman and Don's equal in a way Betty (his actual wife) never was.

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* In ''Series/KnotsLanding'', there is Karen, the three main women fill these roles perfectly: Karen wife, who is The Wife, the wiser, calmer aspect.wise and calm. Abby is The Seductress -- sexually experienced and independent. Val is The "Child" (although she's the same age as the other women) and because she is innocent, perhaps innocent to the point of naïveté.naivete.
* Although all the same age the girls on ''Series/{{Friends}}'' can be viewed this way, with has flirty and sophisticated [[MsFanservice Rachel]] as the seductress, innocent and quirky [[CloudCuckoolander Phoebe]] as the child child, and capable, responsible [[HappilyMarried Monica]] as the wife.
* The three women in the study group of ''Series/{{Community}}'' fit this to has a tee:
** Shirley is
study group composed of Shirley, the Wife; she is not only the oldest, she tries wife who seeks to be the voice of reason and mediator wherever possible, as well as Britta, the group's moral center.
** Britta is the seductress; she
seductress, who has the most varied sex-life and uses sex to get what she wants now wants, and again, she is Annie, the most traditionally attractive, and she child who is the most cynical.
** Annie is the child; she is the youngest and
the most idealistic and naive, something she often gets made fun of for.
naive.
* The three female leads of ''Series/MadMen'': Joan is the seductress, completely capable of willing to using her sexuality to get what she wants. At first glance, Betty (StepfordSmiler housewife) would seem to be the Wife and wife, with Peggy (PluckyOfficeGirl) would be being the child, but before long, childishness establishes itself as one of Betty's crucial qualities if not her FatalFlaw, [[FatalFlaw flaws]], and Peggy displays a determination works to leave behind the role of wide-eyed little girl and becomes become a capable woman and Don's equal in a way Betty (his actual wife) never was.woman.



%%* ''Series/ANTFarm'' also has Chyna (wife), Olive (child) and Lexi (seductress), the last one actually of the bragging kind in season 1 and 2.

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%%* * ''Series/ANTFarm'' also has Chyna (wife), Olive (child) and Lexi (seductress), the last one actually of the bragging kind in season 1 and 2.(seductress).



** Mrs. Howell (the oldest chronologically and the only married woman, and very [[HappilyMarried happily so]]) is actually the Child: she's naive, pretty much nonsexual, and dependent.

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** Mrs. Howell (the oldest chronologically and the only married woman, and very [[HappilyMarried happily so]]) so]]), is actually the Child: she's naive, pretty much nonsexual, and dependent.



** The Stillman Sisters, evil blonde counterparts in season 6. Leader Mabel is the wife, ditzy youngest sister Mitsy is the child and flirty and provocative Margo is the seductress. They do indeed impersonate the corresponding Halliwell sibling.

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** The Stillman Sisters, evil blonde counterparts in season 6. Leader Mabel is the wife, ditzy youngest sister Mitsy is the child and flirty and provocative Margo is the seductress. They do indeed impersonate the corresponding Halliwell sibling.
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A trio of ladies: the steady, wise '''wife''', the sexual, often sexually predatory '''seductress''', and the innocent '''child'''.

The wife, the wiser, calmer aspect, is someone around whom one could build a home life. The seductress is sexually experienced and independent. The third, the "child" (who does ''not'' have to be a child literally) will be an innocent, [[VirginityMakesYouStupid perhaps painfully so]].

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A trio of ladies: the steady, wise '''wife''', the sexual, often sexually predatory '''seductress''', and the innocent '''child'''.

The wife, wife is the wiser, calmer aspect, calmer, more reliable personality, and is someone around whom one could build a home life. This does not necessarily mean she is motherly. The seductress is passionate, sexually experienced and independent. The third, the "child" (who does ''not'' have to be a child literally) will be an literal child) is innocent, [[VirginityMakesYouStupid perhaps painfully so]].so]], sweet and kind.



All three character types are considered to be very feminine -- [[LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine with Child representing Light Feminine, Seductress representing Dark Feminine]] and Wife being in the middle, just like the movie that the trope gets its title from. Instead of BeautyBrainsAndBrawn it's pretty-Beauty, pleasant-Beauty, and provocative-Beauty; or, alternatively: cute, beautiful, and sexy. Instead of [[TownGirls butch, femme, and neither]] it's (girly) femme, (lady-like) femme, and (overtly sexy) femme.

Note that the key traits for each is: making for a good life partner, not necessarily motherly (for the wife), innocent and thus not cruel (child), and sexy and/or seductive, not only passionate (seductress).

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All three character types are considered to be very feminine -- [[LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine with Child representing Light Feminine, Seductress representing Dark Feminine]] and Wife being in the middle, just like the movie that the trope gets its title from. Instead of BeautyBrainsAndBrawn it's pretty-Beauty, pleasant-Beauty, and provocative-Beauty; or, alternatively: cute, beautiful, and sexy. middle.Instead of [[TownGirls butch, femme, and neither]] it's (girly) femme, (lady-like) femme, and (overtly sexy) femme.

Note that the key traits for each is: making for a good life partner, not necessarily motherly (for the wife), innocent and thus not cruel (child), and sexy and/or seductive, not only passionate (seductress).
cruel



* BeautyBrainsAndBrawn which has pretty, smart, and tough while in this trope it's pretty-Beauty, pleasant-Beauty, and provocative-Beauty, or alternatively cute, beautiful, and sexy.



** Immature kid sister Skuld, who is the goddess of the future and represents the child.
** The calm, compassionate, and domestic Belldandy, goddess of the present and represents the wife.
** The flirty, firey, half demon Urd, goddess of the past and represents the seductress.

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** Immature kid sister Skuld, who is the goddess of the future and represents the child.future.
** The calm, compassionate, and domestic Belldandy, goddess of the present and represents the wife.
present.
** The flirty, firey, half demon Urd, goddess of the past and represents the seductress.past.



** Older sister Rui is the Wife: The one more similar to the girls's MissingMom, not to mention the wisest of the three and [[PromotiontoParent had to raise the other two]].
** Middle sister Hitomi is the Seductress: the one with a steady love interest, very sexy and emotional.
** Younger sister Ai is the Child: tomboyish, cheerful and a WrenchWench

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** Older The Eldest sister Rui is the Wife: The wise one more similar to the girls's MissingMom, not to mention the wisest of the three and [[PromotiontoParent had to raise who takes the other two]].
place]] of the girls' MissingMom.
** Middle sister Hitomi is the Seductress: the one with sexy and emotional and has a steady love interest, very sexy and emotional.
interest
** Younger Youngest sister Ai is the Child: tomboyish, cheerful and a WrenchWench
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* ''Literature/{{Angels Of Music}}'':
** The first Angels are Irene Adler (wife; clearly the most grounded), Christine (the most innocent; child), and Trilby (seductress, though more for her voice than her appearance, and for the most part she's unaware of it).
** The third batch of Angels is Kate Reed (child), Clara (seductress), and Lady Yuki (wife).
1st Jan '18 3:53:03 PM MadAnthony94
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* ''Literature/{{Angels Of Music}}'':
** The first Angels are Irene Adler (wife; clearly the most grounded), Christine (the most innocent; child), and Trilby (seductress, though more for her voice than her appearance, and for the most part she's unaware of it).
** The third batch of Angels is Kate Reed (child), Clara (seductress), and Lady Yuki (wife).
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31st Dec '17 12:54:03 PM lakingsif
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* The three female Card Professors in ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' fall into this. Reiko Kitamori, the Child, is a ShrinkingViolet whose first instinct is to run away whenever she sees a Duelist despite being a very skilled one herself. Tilla Mook is the Seductress, a beautiful {{Goth}} whose [[ThemeDeck deck revolves around]] [[KissOfTheVampire her vampire]] [[VampiresAreSexGods "master"]]. And Mrs. Maico Kato is the Wife, a sedate old woman who dotes on her grandchildren (and has to be careful not to [[BadassGrandma beat them too badly when they play Duel Monsters]].)

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* The three female Card Professors in ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' fall into this. Reiko Kitamori, the Child, is a ShrinkingViolet whose first instinct is to run away whenever she sees a Duelist despite being a very skilled one herself. Tilla Mook is the Seductress, a beautiful {{Goth}} whose [[ThemeDeck deck revolves around]] [[KissOfTheVampire her vampire]] [[VampiresAreSexGods "master"]]. And Mrs. Maico Kato is the Wife, a sedate old woman who dotes on her grandchildren (and has to be careful not to [[BadassGrandma [[CoolOldLady beat them too badly when they play Duel Monsters]].)



*** Relm is the child/perky type - [[BadassGrandpa Strago]] didn't even want her to be involved in any combat at first because of this. She's [[AdorablyPrecociousChild precocious]] and optimistic.

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*** Relm is the child/perky type - [[BadassGrandpa [[OldMentor Strago]] didn't even want her to be involved in any combat at first because of this. She's [[AdorablyPrecociousChild precocious]] and optimistic.
27th Dec '17 10:50:55 PM AndreaTx
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* The ladies of ''Franchise/TheWitcher''.
** Child: Ciri, Geralt's Unexpected Child, has a playful and innocent relationship with Geralt. She inspires a lightness in him that he displays with no one else, including getting Geralt to have a snowball fight.
** Seductress/ Wife: This depends on which romance track you pursue in the game.
***If you pursue Triss, she is very loving and kind with Geralt, constantly joking with him and encouraging him to support the magical and non-human under dog. If you don't pursue Triss, she clearly carries a flame for Geralt and is jealous of his relationship with Yennefer.
***If you pursue Yennifer, she is very teasingly snarky and quick to seize any opportunity to make love. If you don't pursue her, she's very cold towards Geralt because she is in love with him and it hurts her to see him with Triss, who Yennefer views as having stolen her one true love.
3rd Nov '17 8:24:39 PM DustSnitch
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* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' there is an interesting twist on it; [[CombatMedic Tear]] is the Wife (if somewhat [[DefrostingIceQueen cold]]) due to her nurturing aspects and status as the LoveInterest to TheHero, but the TokenMiniMoe [[GoldDigger Anise]] is the Seductress with her flirting and BitchInSheepsClothing tendencies, while [[BadassPrincess Natalia]] is the Child through her IdiotBall moments and naivite compared to the other two (not to mention her main goal in life revolves around a ChildhoodMarriagePromise).

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* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' there is an interesting twist on it; [[CombatMedic Tear]] is the Wife (if somewhat [[DefrostingIceQueen cold]]) due to her nurturing aspects and status as the LoveInterest to TheHero, but the TokenMiniMoe [[GoldDigger Anise]] is the Seductress with her flirting and BitchInSheepsClothing tendencies, while [[BadassPrincess Natalia]] Natalia is the Child through her IdiotBall moments and naivite compared to the other two (not to mention her main goal in life revolves around a ChildhoodMarriagePromise).
20th Oct '17 12:54:11 PM Calllack
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* TheHecateSisters, where the "maiden" combines the naivete of the child with the sexuality of the seductress, the "mother" combines the liveliness of the child with the maturity of the wife, and the "crone" doesn't have a close counterpart.

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* TheHecateSisters, where the "maiden" combines the naivete naiveté of the child with the sexuality of the seductress, the "mother" combines the liveliness of the child with the maturity of the wife, and the "crone" doesn't have a close counterpart.
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* ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'' gives us Margaret Burton as the Wife (gentle, quiet OrdinaryHighschoolStudent), Madlax as the Seductress (deadly and sexy [[HitmanWithAHeart hitwoman with a heart]]), and Laetitia as the Child ([[CreepyChild creepy-looking]] LonelyDollGirl). It's even more meaningful when we find out that [[spoiler: Laetitia and Madlax are actually ''parts of Margaret's whole self'', released when she killed her BrainwashedAndCrazy father (and the first Madlax) in self-defense years ago. In the end, Margaret decides to accept her past and split herself again in three, adopting Laetitia as her little sister and releasing Madlax so she can live her life as she sees fit.]]

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* ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'' gives us Margaret Burton as the Wife (gentle, quiet OrdinaryHighschoolStudent), Madlax as the Seductress (deadly and sexy [[HitmanWithAHeart hitwoman with a heart]]), and Laetitia as the Child ([[CreepyChild creepy-looking]] LonelyDollGirl). It's even more meaningful when we find out that [[spoiler: Laetitia [[spoiler:Laetitia and Madlax are actually ''parts of Margaret's whole self'', released when she killed her BrainwashedAndCrazy father (and the first Madlax) in self-defense years ago. In the end, Margaret decides to accept her past and split herself again in three, adopting Laetitia as her little sister and releasing Madlax so she can live her life as she sees fit.]]



* ''Film/VanHelsing'' has the three brides of Dracula. Verona is the Wife - she is the leader and WordOfGod confirms that she is Dracula's favourite. Marishka is the Child - we don't see too much of her but she is very playful and [[spoiler: TooDumbToLive]]. Aleera is the Seductress - she by far gets the most LesYay with Anna.

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* ''Film/VanHelsing'' has the three brides of Dracula. Verona is the Wife - she is the leader and WordOfGod confirms that she is Dracula's favourite. Marishka is the Child - we don't see too much of her but she is very playful and [[spoiler: TooDumbToLive]].[[spoiler:TooDumbToLive]]. Aleera is the Seductress - she by far gets the most LesYay with Anna.



* ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' gives us the three ladies whom David loved through his life. His FirstLove is Little Emily, the Seductress (aware of her good looks, may or may have not been a prostitute and her best friend Martha ''is'' one, [[spoiler: ends up running away with Steerforth [[BreakTheCutie and is massively broken]] for that]]); his SecondLove Dora is The Child (spoiled, sweet, naive, even nicknamed 'his child wife' [[spoiler: and what drew David to her ''may'' have been his MommyIssues since she was similar to his also very child-like mother Clara]]; and finally, his third love and second wife Agnes is the Wife (reliable, the "angel of the house", softspoken, a ProperLady)

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* ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' gives us the three ladies whom David loved through his life. His FirstLove is Little Emily, the Seductress (aware of her good looks, may or may have not been a prostitute and her best friend Martha ''is'' one, [[spoiler: ends [[spoiler:ends up running away with Steerforth [[BreakTheCutie and is massively broken]] for that]]); his SecondLove Dora is The Child (spoiled, sweet, naive, even nicknamed 'his child wife' [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and what drew David to her ''may'' have been his MommyIssues since she was similar to his also very child-like mother Clara]]; and finally, his third love and second wife Agnes is the Wife (reliable, the "angel of the house", softspoken, a ProperLady)



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' has [[RobotGirl Aigis]] as the Child -- guiding the plot without knowing why -- Elizabeth as the Wife -- providing guidance and {{Side Quest}}s to help the hero grow stronger -- and as the seductress, [[spoiler: the BigBad Nyx, who's trying to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt through coaxing humanity across the DespairEventHorizon.]]

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' has [[RobotGirl Aigis]] as the Child -- guiding the plot without knowing why -- Elizabeth as the Wife -- providing guidance and {{Side Quest}}s to help the hero grow stronger -- and as the seductress, [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the BigBad Nyx, who's trying to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt through coaxing humanity across the DespairEventHorizon.]]



* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' has Ilya as the Child (acts very precocious and is literally stuck in a child's body), Arturia as the Wife (partner to TheHero and eventually enters into a relationship with him), while both Rin and Sakura have different aspects of the Seductress (Rin is virginal yet very headstrong and independent, while Sakura is sexually experienced [[spoiler: even if [[RapeAsDrama NOT by choice]] ]] but emotionally dependent).

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* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' has Ilya as the Child (acts very precocious and is literally stuck in a child's body), Arturia as the Wife (partner to TheHero and eventually enters into a relationship with him), while both Rin and Sakura have different aspects of the Seductress (Rin is virginal yet very headstrong and independent, while Sakura is sexually experienced [[spoiler: even [[spoiler:even if [[RapeAsDrama NOT by choice]] ]] but emotionally dependent).
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